The Anglican Diocese of Sydney has adopted a new doctrinal statement on gender identity at its annual Synod this week that continues to direct transgender …
Two Anglican priests will become the first to have their relationship officially blessed by their church in Australia after their local diocese in rural Victoria …
New guidance says the Church “welcomes and encourages the unconditional affirmation of trans people, equally with all people, within the body of Christ, and rejoices in the diversity of that body”
“Labor wants to see this bill passed before Parliament rises for the Christmas break – there is no reason why kids and their families should have to wait any longer for certainty.”
34 schools signed a letter from the Anglican Diocese of Sydney claiming there is “little evidence” LGBTI students or staff are being discriminated against in schools.
“The religious rhetoric is especially harmful for the most vulnerable members within the LGBTIQ community – gay men and women of colour and transgender people.”
Current and former Anglican school students signed the open letter to 34 schools who are demanding their right to discriminate against LGBTI staff and students be upheld.
“It’s deeply troubling that instead of seeking to repair the church’s relationship with the LGBTIQ community… your church is now seeking the power to legalise bullying against LGBTI students and teachers.”
“Because the federal government has changed its definition of marriage, the policy makes clear the church’s doctrine of marriage has not changed and that property use scenarios relate only to man and woman marriage.”